How to tell a story with your illustrations

Fantasy illustration tips
Get better at storytelling through your art

I didn’t always know I wanted to be an illustrator, but I did know from an early age that I loved telling stories with my drawings. I had a composition notebook that I filled with sketches of different characters, and I would write their stories in the margins of the page. I’ve worked with many wonderful clients on some incredible projects, and I’m happy to be able to share some of the tips that I’ve picked up over the years while working professionally. 

Here, I’ll walk you through my process, and show you how to take a passion for character design and building to creating an exciting piece that tells that character’s story.

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A graduate of VCUarts, Abigail’s work has appeared in galleries, publications, games 
and comics. She’s worked with DC Comics, Sideshow Collectibles, Pelican Publishing, SYFY and Universal Pictures.